Wuling Green Drive Festival in Surabaya as a Series of Celebration of 10,000 Air ev in Indonesia
After being held in Jakarta, Wuling continues bringing various exciting activities with Air ev users in East Java
Surabaya, 28 August 2023 – After being successfully held in Jakarta last July, Wuling Motors (Wuling) continued the customer gathering activity 'Green Drive Festival' as a form of appreciation to consumers for the achievement of more than 10,000 units of Air ev in Indonesia. The event which was held at Grand City Hall, Surabaya, on Saturday (26/08), attended by more than 50 Air ev units from the Wuling Electric Vehicle Indonesia (WEVI) community and Air ev consumers. The Green Drive Festival was also enlivened by various interesting activities and special performances from musician Juicy Luicy.
"We appreciate the enthusiasm of Air Ev consumers in Surabaya. Through the Green Drive Festival, we celebrate togetherness towards a greener future with consumers and WEVI Surabaya members who have become part of more than 10,000 Airev users throughout Indonesia. We hope that the Indonesian people will have more confidence in Air ev which is able to present sustainable mobility solutions in accordance with the spirit of 'Drive For A Green Life'," said Edison as Regional Sales Manager of Wuling Motors.
Wuling started the Green Drive Festival at Grand City Hall, Surabaya. Participants who have registered will receive an Air ev Starter Kit. Then, participants were given time to prepare and receive an explanation regarding the route starting from Grand City Hall to Mangrove Wonorejo Ecotourism using Air ev which had been given a car number to determine the line of convoys during the trip. To ensure traffic safety, Wuling provides driving instructions that must be obeyed throughout the trip to stay comfortable and safe.
Upon the arrival at Mangrove Wonorejo Ecotourism, the procession of handing over the mangrove seeds was carried out by representatives of Wuling and WEVI. This activity was a real initiative in protecting the environment in the coastal area of Surabaya. The session ended with a group photo. The next activity was the convoy back to Grand City Hall to attend the main event. Upon arrival at the Grand City Hall, participants could enjoy various kinds of food stalls, exciting games in the game corner area, seeing the line up of 5 personalized Air ev units, checking unit by aftersales team, and test drive units were also available for visitors who wanted to try driving with Air ev.
The main event of the Green Drive Festival began with the opening remarks from Edison as the Regional Sales Manager of Wuling Motors which was then continued with symbolic pinning to representatives of the WEVI community and consumers. The event was closed with a special performance from the well-known band, Juicy Lucy, who invited visitors to sing along and enjoy the music throughout the event.
As additional information, the Air ev as Wuling's first electric vehicle launched globally in Indonesia has received a positive response from the people. This earned a series of awards from various parties. Currently, Wuling Air ev holds the title of best-selling electric car in Indonesia. Furthermore, Wuling's first electric car in Indonesia has been entrusted to become the Official Car Partner at international events, namely the G20 Summit 2022 in Bali and the ASEAN Summit 2023 in Labuan Bajo also the ASEAN Summit 2023 in Jakarta in early September.